PORZIO ∙ RIOS ∙ GARCIA
Cerro El Plomo 5680
19th Floor Las Condes
Tel: +56 2 - 2729 0600
Ignacio advises the Firm’s clients, national and international, in labor contracts, corporate issues, litigation, immigration, social security, pensions, transfers of executives, downsizing and union negotiations. He is also a consultant in private international law matters, contracts and international trade, customs law, international trade defense for the World Trade Organization (WTO) and customs disputes.
He was previously a partner at Baker & McKenzie, where he worked for 16 years and where he founded and directed the Labor Group and the International Trade Practice.
Ignacio is a Professor at the College of Law of the Pontificie Universidad Católica de Chile and the Universidad de Los Andes.
Regulatory compliance, collective bargaining and labor relations involving Unions; Individual and collective contracts; Unfair dismissal litigation, employment accidents, occupational illnesses, among others; Redundancies, health and safety regulations, employee benefits, social security and pension law; Global mobility, immigration laws, executive transfers and visa processing; Labor revisions, corporate merger processes and harmonization of corporate benefits; Training workshops in labor matters.
Porzio Ríos García consists of a team of lawyers who graduated from the most prestigious universities in the country, many of whom have completed graduate degrees in foreign universities with a comprehensive management of different languages. Many of them also act as arbitrators in domestic and international procedures. Most of its lawyers teach at the main law schools in the country and are widely recognized leaders in their areas of practice.
“Porzio Ríos García’s practice handles collective bargaining and union relations, contractual matters, litigation and compliance issues, as well as health and safety regulations, employee benefits and social security and pension law. Other areas of note are immigration and executive transfers. ‘Highly competent’ practitioner Ignacio García and senior associate Fernando Villalobos are the principal contacts.”